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Not so fast, cordcutters – cable’s not going anywhere

Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of channels they never watch just to have access to a few favorite shows might be expected to start cancelling cable service in droves. Get Netflix, throw in HBO, add a network here and there – why would anyone sign up now for cable? Well, don’t sound the death knell for cable companies yet.

Restaurant and grocery store inspections for Oct. 20

Area restaurants and grocery stores with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Evergreen Wholesale Deli, Carniceria El Torito, Cosentino’s Price Chopper, China Dragon, Hayes Hamburger & Chili, Mike’s Tavern, Malay Cafe, Red Wok, Golden Wheat Pizza & Bakery, L.C.’s Bar-B-Q, and Waldo Pizza.

Restaurant and grocery store inspections for Oct. 20

Area restaurants and grocery stores with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Evergreen Wholesale Deli, Carniceria El Torito, Cosentino’s Price Chopper, China Dragon, Hayes Hamburger & Chili, Mike’s Tavern, Malay Cafe, Red Wok, Golden Wheat Pizza & Bakery, L.C.’s Bar-B-Q, and Waldo Pizza.

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Geographic stereotyping has its own pitfalls

It can put down a neighborhood, a state or a whole region, but it all boils down to the same thing — people who think they can make decisions about others based on the address their utility bills go to. In some cases, the comments based on address also can be code for something else.